Skip to comments.Panetta: Troop misconduct shows 'a lack of professionalism'
Posted on 05/05/2012 10:17:38 AM PDT by ColdOne
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called on American soldiers to remember that when serving abroad they are representing the United States and that incidents involving the desecration of enemy corpses shows "a lack of professionalism" among American forces.
Speaking to troops at Fort Benning, Ga., Panetta said that the high profile cases involving servicemembers urinating on Afghan corpses and posing for pictures with body parts "show a lack of judgment, a lack of professionalism, and a lack of leadership,"
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“I will not write what I really am thinking.”
Let me help you. Panetta is a low-life Marxist bastard who shames the office he holds just making such a comment.
But government officials misconduct is of course expected.
Who’s the commander in chief again?
Like 0bama doesn’t?
Your whole frigging administarion shows a lack of professionalism including you. You don’t even rate being in the same room with our heroes over there.
Laz has a “way with words & phrases”. (Can’t find the hilarious thread he did last month, but I laughed so hard I almost ... nah, I didn’t really)
Let’s see what he can do with...
I will not write what I really am thinking.
Can someone explain what the concern is when our troops pose with the body parts of terrorists? Isn’t that the message we want terrorists to soak in? You commit terrorism and THIS is how you’ll wind up!
Panetta follows in a long illustrious line of Leftists who front for ‘the rights’ of terrorists, to be somehow reverenced, not seen for what they really are.
Not professional? Funny you should mention that phrase Mr. Panetta. That’s exactly what you and your ilk are!
Get back to me when you can reach the boot-laces of any of our troops, you mental midget.
Fish stink from the head down, Panetta.
Panetta was chosen for his evil.
As to what I am linking. Well I think Obama’s Administration is an Epic Disaster. Obama is puny little man who thinks getting Osama was a tough decision. As for Panetta, he is a lap dog butt kissing........you get the picture.
Professionalism stats at the top.
He is such a f...ing ...hole (read without the ellipses).
Reflects lack of Leadership and the lack of traditional standards/values. It also means they (leadership) are making the Troops the scape goat and not taking the responsibility they duly deserve.
I will. @*^$ you, panetta.
Panetta shames the office he holds and our serving troops, airmen and sailors. These are soldiers from 18 to 23 in age and most were privates. They are in a war zone, scared and danger is all around.
To show off around dead enemy is a natural reaction and was a way to acclimate themselves to the reality of war, one must be ready to kill or die. I do not condone the showing off, I say it happens and move on.
Private talks by the sergeant or lieutenant are in order, not a shaming at national command level. Shaming these troops is pulling down the whole force and not acceptable.
Did you see 300? What did they do with the bodies? History is full of examples of far worst things, but guess what they did serve a purpose did it not? Never the less our leadership is the true failure here once again another example.
What an insult to our young men and women!! You blathering Idiot!
I think DGHoodini meant it like the head of a snake analogy, with no disrespect to the Troops.
Right, the bodies should have been brought back to
Washington DC so Michele could urinate on them.
That ain’t rain, it’s wookie piss!
We need to go to “war” with the Taliban. We need to make it so hard on them that they ask for “peace terms”. Right now it looks like we are asking them for “peace terms” because we are trying to make them like us. This is not how you win a war... I have read Petreus and Mattis new/revised COIN manual and while I agree with much of what they say there is an underlying assumption that our foes have or share our values. Not so, these guys are not tired of war and see the road to victory ahead of them. Now is the time to destroy their morale by doubling down on the “surge” concept and loosening the rules of engagement. Start countering every attack with a response the is over whelming to the point that they become so afraid they ask for relief... short of such a response we need to get the hell out! and let them eat each other. They will never be a western nation-state in our lifetimes but they can sure be defeated...
Lyin’ Pendejo needs to look a little closer to home if wants to find true “unprofessionalism.”
Unfortunately, our national command authority hasn't the political will or resolve to fight this war the way it needs to be fought and our servicemembers are paying the price with their blood.
Troops only follow the example from the top.
You misunderstand. Think. Who is the head of the fish? Who do the Secret Service take their direction from? WHO DO THE MILITARY TAKE THEIR LEAD FROM? WHO IS HIS HEAD MAN OVER THE MILITARY?
Also, why does the POTUS always take so many separate flights from the First Lady? Could it be the breakdown among the Secret Service comes from watching Obama us Air Force One to hide his stream of DemboSluts on his personal Playboy jet.uhhhm, Air Force One?
You misspelled Lazamataz.
Hey Leon, have you ever worn a uniform and carried a weapon in a war zone? If not STFU. Just be glad you didn't see the journals my father brought home from WWII. They would make the current war look like a cake walk.
Whoops; thanks for the correction!
You wot but I will,Hey Pickle Nose,stick it up your Butt you anti American Hack,you dont have the Moral Authority to Address anyone about their Behaviour. Tell your story walking Putz
Agreed. Sorry for the delay. I haven’t been on the forum much recently.